Paolo Nutini is most streamed SAY nominee
PAISLEY-BORN star Paolo Nutini is the mostplayed artist ever to be nominated for the Scottish Album of the Year Award.
The singer-songwriter, who was Shortlisted for The SAY Award in 2015 for Caustic Love, takes the top spot on the chart off the back of an array of global hits over the past 12 years, including Last Request, Candy and Jennie Don’t Be Hasty.
The top spot has been released on today’s inaugural National Album Day.
The Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA) has teamed up with music licensing company PPL to produce a Top 10 chart of the most-played artists who have been Shortlisted for the prestigious Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award, based on 21st century UK radio and television airplay.
Other acts featured in the Top 10 include Kilmarnock outfit Biffy Clyro (number two), Glasgow’s Franz Ferdinand, Belle & Sebastian, Mogwai, Chvrches, Twin Atlantic and Django Django. Edwyn Collins and Boards of Canada also made the top 10 while double award winners Young Fathers missed out.